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South Buttress

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South Buttress  


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Submitted By: Jon Nelson on Jun 7, 2014
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Description 

Has an east face that gets morning sun, a shady corner on the north side, and a south face and corner. Every wall here is straight vertical except the rib on the west side.

Getting There 

From iron gate, go around to the south or between the W. Spire and E. Tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.5 miles from here

9 Total Routes

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